Some articles on land, lands:
... In their wills, the sisters left five pieces of land in the Biddenden area comprising around 20 acres (8 ha) in total to the local church, with the income from these lands (claimed ... Henceforward, the lands were to be known as the Bread and Cheese Lands ...
... Spanish officials granted the Kickapoo lands in Texas ... in 1836, the Republic of Texas forced the Kickapoo off their lands in 1839 ... The Mexican government gave them land grants in Nacimiento ...
... defaulted on their 1790 installment, the preemptive right to lands of the Phelps and Gorham Purchase west of the Genesee River, comprising some 3,750,000 ... The land was conveyed to Morris in five deeds on May 11, 1791 ... Morris sold most of these lands in December 1792 and in February and July 1793 to the Holland Land Company in a transaction known as the Holland Purchase ...
... the uti possidetis juris principle the Chilean state claimed sovereignity over the Mapuche lands in Araucanía ... The first effective moves into the core lands of the Araucanía Mapuche begun in the 1860s ... of having been conquered and having lost their traditional lands ...
... literally New Russia) is a historic area of lands which established itself solidly after the annexation of the Crimean Khanate by the Russian Empire but was ... It also forcefully liquidated the Free lands of Zaporizhian Sich as they became inconvenient for Russian colonization ... The colonization of the land at the end of 18th century was led by Prince Grigori Potemkin who was granted the powers of an absolute ruler over the area by Catherine the Great ...
Famous quotes containing the word lands:
“Israel, and you who call yourself Israel, the Church that calls itself Israel, and the revolt that calls itself Israel, and every nation chosen to be a nationnone of these lands is yours, all of you are thieves of holiness, all of you at war with Mercy.”
—Leonard Cohen (b. 1934)
“Old men who never cheated, never doubted,
Communicated monthly, sit and stare
At the new suburb stretched beyond the run-way
Where a young man lands hatless from the air.”
—Sir John Betjeman (19061984)
“The river knows the way to the sea;
Without a pilot it runs and falls,
Blessing all lands with its charity.”
—Ralph Waldo Emerson (18031882)